Remove barriers for at-risk young adults 18-24, through hands-on training in mechanics and employment skills.
Over the course of 8-weeks, GAP aims to:
Employability skills include more than being able to fix and build a bike. To prepare participants for work, we train them to work in our retail shop, build interview skills and host a hiring fair welcoming other bike shops. If hired, Two Wheel View subsidizes the first 100 hours of work similar to Canada Summer Job grants. To ensure participants have a positive work experience, TWV provides a list of guidelines that need to be met.
May 11, 2023
I started GAP in late February and in the beginning of the program I was very shy and didn’t talk very much but with each week and getting to know the staff, my confidence grew more and more with each day of GAP.
of participants reported feeling more hopeful about the future
of participants report feeling more confident in their ability to look for a job
of participants reported feeling less nervous about their first dat at a new job
This program would not be possible without the support of our partners.